Taking Chances (2007) It lives up to its name, this CD. Take the title track, Taking Chances , which finds Celine Dion singing in a voice so unrecognizably… 2007-11-13 Celine Dion Pop
Music Review

Taking Chances (2007)

EW's GRADE
C+

Details Release Date: Nov 13, 2007; Lead Performance: Celine Dion; Genre: Pop

It lives up to its name, this CD. Take the title track, Taking Chances, which finds Celine Dion singing in a voice so unrecognizably young and cracked, I thought it must be a duet — and wondered when her part would kick in. That's one of several satisfying slices of, um, girl pop here. Beware, though, of big-name producer-writers (Linda Perry, Ben Moody, Ne-Yo) dragging her further outside her easy-listening ghetto. It's cool that Dion can mimic everyone from Shakira to Sam Phillips...but her appalling Janis Joplin impression is a Chance too far.
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Originally posted Nov 09, 2007 Published in issue #964 Nov 16, 2007 Order article reprints